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    American Carriers Are Now Banned From Flying Over Iraq
    Aug08

    American Carriers Are Now Banned From Flying Over Iraq

    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying over Iraq, the agency announced Friday. The ban was handed down just hours after the U.S. launched airstrikes in the country for the first time since U.S. troops pulled out of Iraq in December 2011. The American strikes were targeting forces from militant group the Islamic...

    The War Photo No One Would Publish
    Aug08

    The War Photo No One Would Publish

    The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated his body, turning him to dusty ash and blackened bone. In a photograph taken soon afterward, the soldier’s hand reaches out of the shattered windshield, which frames his face and chest. The colors and...

    Putin Holds Peace Talks With Eurasian Leaders, As New Conflict Looms
    Aug08

    Putin Holds Peace Talks With Eurasian Leaders, As New Conflict Looms

    Vladimir Putin will mediate talks between leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan over the reigniting hostilities on the disputed border between the two countries in Sochi today. Four Armenian and 13 Azeri servicemen have been killed since July 28th in the Armenian-populated region of Nagorno Karabakh. The unrecognised Ministry of Defence of Nagorno...

    Australia Slams ‘Retaliatory’ Russian Sanctions
    Aug08

    Australia Slams ‘Retaliatory’ Russian Sanctions

    Australia has issued a stern statement following Russia’s decision to impose sanctions on a range of western countries. In Canberra, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop called it “disappointing” that Russia has not addressed international concerns over its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea....

    Nato ‘Concerned’ Over Russia Build-Up
    Aug08

    Nato ‘Concerned’ Over Russia Build-Up

    Nato is “very concerned” about the “massive” military build-up of Russian troops along its border with Ukraine, the organisation’s Secretary-General says. …read more Source: The Boston...

    With the World Focused on Middle East, Will Putin Invade Ukraine?
    Aug08

    With the World Focused on Middle East, Will Putin Invade Ukraine?

    The Russia backed separatists in Ukraine are on the defensive, fighting to hold on to strongholds like the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. Meanwhile some 20,000 regular Russian troops have, along with artillery and heavy armor, massed at the border, seemingly awaiting a signal to go in. In Washington, the Obama administration’s bandwidth now...

    Dutch forensics team has identified bodies of 23 Ukraine plane disaster victims so far
    Aug08

    Dutch forensics team has identified bodies of 23 Ukraine plane disaster victims so far

    The Dutch-led forensic team working on the remains of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says it has identified 23 victims so far. …read more Source: FOX...

    Will Russian Sanctions Hit Shoppers?
    Aug08

    Will Russian Sanctions Hit Shoppers?

    Steve Rosenberg asks if Russia’s ban on food imports from the EU, US and other Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine will affects shoppers. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine crisis: At least 3 killed by shelling in rebel-held city of Donetsk
    Aug08

    Ukraine crisis: At least 3 killed by shelling in rebel-held city of Donetsk

    At least three civilians were killed and 10 others were wounded in overnight shelling of the main rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine, a day after a leadership reshuffle appeared to signal Moscow’s attempt to further distance itself from the pro-Russian insurgency. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Tensions Weigh on German Equities
    Aug08

    Russian Tensions Weigh on German Equities

    Fearing the tit-for-tat sanctions stemming from the Ukraine crisis, investors are wary of German stocks, causing prices to tumble. Meanwhile, prices soar for the country’s safe-haven bonds. …read more Source: The Wall Street...